Advance Practice Provider

Location
Aurora, CO
Posted
Apr 23, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



University of Colorado School of Medicine

Advance Practice Provider



The University of Colorado School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Emergency Medicine, has an opening for full-time/part-time Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to work at the Anschutz Medical Campus and Network of Care sites.



The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is a comprehensive urban research university serving more than 28,000 students in metropolitan Denver and online. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado public institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer 119 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is well known for its distinctive and highly productive research programs, its world-class health facilities at the Anschutz Medical Campus and its well-established partnerships in business, industry and government. These campuses currently have over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at our Anschutz Medical Campus, a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver. Denver is one of America's most vibrant urban centers and the downtown campus, located just steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District, affords our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.



The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciences research park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and five first-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside faculty members who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expert clinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for research and innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards each year and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since 2002.



A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient's bedside. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding.

Job Responsibilities:

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will provide medical care to acutely ill and injured infants, children and adolescents. They may be supervised by Pediatric Urgent Care or Pediatric Emergency Medicine physicians. Perform history, physical examinations, define and execute appropriate workup that leads to diagnosis with treatment and disposition plan.


Qualifications

Required Qualifications: Current Colorado nursing license and graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner (Acute PNP Preferred) or Physicians Assistant Program.

Knowledge of pediatric disease and injury patterns, including: history and physical examination skills as well as diagnostic and interpretive skills. Technical skill set include ability to read radiographs, interpret laboratory results and perform minor procedures such as suturing, I&D, foreign body removal etc.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at https://www.cu.edu/employee-services. The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees. The University of Colorado Denver is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colora



Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/careers, refer to job posting 02790. Review of applications will be on on-going basis. Required Application Materials: When applying, applicants must include: 1. A cover letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current CV or resume 3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references Questions should be directed to colleen.bolls@childrenscolorado.org and blaine.allen@childrenscolorado.org Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.



Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20989 - SOM-PEDS Emergency-GenOps

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Dec 14, 2015

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Colleen Bolls or Blaine Allen

Posting Contact Email: Colleen.bolls@childrenscolorado.org or blaine.allen@childrenscolorado.org

Position Number: 00688077

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